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January 8, 1734 Salzburgers set sail for Georgia in the ship Purysburg
  Salzburgers in Georgia
January 8, 1778 John Houstoun elected governor
  Governors of Georgia, 1733-1800
  John Houstoun, Patriot
January 8, 1783 Lyman Hall begins term as governor
  Lyman Hall
  Governors of Georgia, 1733-1800
January 8, 1798 Ratification of the 11th Amendment is formally announced by the President
  Chisholm v. Georgia
January 8, 1815 Andrew Jackson accepts the British surrender at New Orleans. (War of 1812)
January 8, 1821 Treaty with the Creek at Indian Springs, Creek Nation ceded additional Creek land to Georgia
  Butts County, Georgia
  Bibb County, Georgia
  Monroe County, Georgia
  Pike County, Georgia
  Creek Indians
January 8, 1821 James Longstreet born, Edgefield District, South Carolina
  James Longstreet
January 8, 1825 Eli Whitney died
January 8, 1836 The Georgia Battalion under the command of Col. William Ward unfurls a flag featuring a large blue star on a field of white in Velasco. They are enroute to join Col. James Fannin at Goliad.
  Lone Star Flag
January 8, 1973 Ice fell in Atlanta and north Georgia, followed by an unusual 96 hour below freezing period. Restoring power took more than a week.
January 8, 1982 First witnesses are called in the Wayne Williams trial
  Atlanta Child Murders
January 8, 1993 Terry Ralston and her 15-year-old son Michael are killed after being taken from their laudromat in Jesup, Georgia. Micheal was shot 6 times from behind at close range, his mother was shot once. Larry Jenkins, 17, is convicted of the crime and sentenced to death.
  Supreme Court ruling takes 2 in Georgia off death row
January 8, 2007 Falcons name Bobby Petrino of the University of Louisville as their new head coach
  Atlanta Falcons
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